Reported Annual Crime In Sanford

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSanford/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,891n/a (estimate)4,8622,9202,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSanford/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder9n/a15.15.05.3
Rape53n/a89.137.841.7
Robbery95n/a159.888.698.0
Assault258n/a433.9276.5248.9
Violent crime415n/a (estimate)698408394
Burglary398n/a669.4423.4430.4
Theft1,944n/a3,269.61,884.51,694.4
Vehicle theft134n/a225.4204.5237.4
Property crime2,476n/a (estimate)4,1642,5122,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Sanford, FL is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Sanford, FL. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Sanford, FL averages 66% higher than the rest of Florida while the rate of crime on a national scale is 76% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Sanford, FL is 71% higher than the average rate of crime in Florida and 77% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 66% higher than the remainder of the state of Florida and 76% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Sanford, FL area.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sanford is 76% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.32 daily crimes that occur in Sanford.
  • Sanford is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sanford you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sanford has decreased by 9%.

Compare Sanford, FL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Sanford (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Sanford, FL for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Florida as well as those across America as a whole. The Sanford, FL total amount of daily offenses is 1.66 times more than the Florida average and 1.76 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Sanford, FL is 1.71 times more than the Florida average, and it is 1.77 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Sanford, FL has a daily crime figure that is 1.66 times more than the Florida average and 1.76 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Sanford (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Sanford, FL compared to every other city in Florida as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Sanford, FL ranks safer than 16% of every city located within Florida along with 8% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Florida and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Sanford, FL. As a result, Sanford, FL is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sanford

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sanford is 1 in 144
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sanford is 1 in 25
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sanford is 1 in 21
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Sanford, FL? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Sanford, FL your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 144. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 25 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Sanford, FL is 1 in 21.

Year Over Year Crime In Sanford (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Sanford, FL is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Sanford, FL has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 15% in Sanford, FL, while property crimes in Sanford, FL have decreased by 8%. Crimes in total for Sanford, FL have decreased by 9% year over year.

Sanford police department

ItemSanfordFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)13131,023558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.44.23.3
There are a total of 131 Sanford police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 43.4% less than the Florida average and 26.3% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Florida

StateTotal offendersFlorida /100KNational /100K
Florida64,107393222
There are a total of 64,107 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 393 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 77% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Geneva, FL2,61783508591
Heathrow, FL6,157133817950
Winter Springs, FL34,4391259671,092
Chuluota, FL2,3921559521,107
Lake Helen, FL2,67801,1241,124
Oviedo, FL37,5451961,0101,206
Wekiwa Springs, FL23,9592551,5721,828
Sanford, FL57,0396984,1644,862

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Tinley Park, IL57,1251001,1881,288
Midwest City, OK56,9302653,1873,451
Brentwood, CA56,9232532,3972,650
Medford, MA57,1801531,1551,308
Santee, CA56,8392651,4791,743
Sanford, FL57,0396984,1644,862
Source: The Sanford, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.
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